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Bus travel

June 2020 - COVID-19 update


Oxford Bus Company

Oxford Bus Company: temporary changes to bus services


Please check with the bus companies for the latest timetables and use a service such as Traveline to plan your journey.

Travel information:

Getting to the John Radcliffe Hospital (from Oxford) with Oxford Bus Company

Bus companies

Park & Ride

If you need to travel by car, please consider using the Park & Ride service. The bus stops at the hospital a short distance from the main entrances.

Park & Ride services direct to the hospital - Monday to Friday only

  • 700 Park & Ride
    Monday to Friday
    Kidlington to JR and Churchill and NOC via Oxford Parkway [Water Eaton] Park & Ride and Summertown
    700 timetable: Stagecoach

Park & Ride buses that run on Sundays / Bank Holidays

  • Thornhill
    to Headington Shops for a 10 minute walk on to the JR site
  • Redbridge
    to Oxford City Centre and change buses (see options below)
  • Oxford Parkway [Water Eaton]
    to Oxford City Centre and change buses (see options below)
  • Oxford Bus Company Park & Ride
  • Park & Ride map (pdf)

Direct buses (bus stops on-site)

  • 10 Cowley Road / Cowley Centre / Hollow Way / Slade / Wood Farm / Headington / JR
  • 13 City Centre / Marston / Northway / JR
    Oxford Bus Company
  • X13 Abingdon / Redbridge / City Centre / Cherwell Drive / JR
    Direct to and from the JR Sundays only. On all other days, take X13 to St Aldates and change to the X3 or 13 (the bus stops are adjacent on St Aldates).
    Oxford Bus Company
  • 14 & 14A Railway Station / City Centre / Banbury Road / JR (14A operates via Old Marston)
  • S7 Witney / Eynsham / Summertown / JR
    Mondays to Fridays only, limited service, please check with Stagecoach
    (See timetable)
  • 'Science Shuttle' ST2 Seacourt Park & Ride / City Centre / JR

The Park & Ride service can also be used as a direct bus service to the John Radcliffe, picking up passengers at the stated locations, as well as the Park & Ride site.

Buses that stop in Headington

There are many, frequent bus services from Oxford city centre to Headington.

From bus stops at 'Headington shops' (either side of Windmill Road) it is 0.6 miles (12 minutes') walk to the John Radcliffe Level 2 main entrance via Osler Road, or 0.8 miles (15 minutes') walk (downhill) to the West Wing.

You can also reach the West Wing if you walk through the building.

  • Thornhill
    to Headington Shops for a 10 minute walk on to the JR site
    Oxford Bus Company
  • 8 & 9 City Centre / Headington / Barton / Risinghurst
    Oxford Bus Company
  • 280 Aylesbury / Thame / Wheatley / Headington / City Centre / Railway Station
  • U1 Wheatley Campus / Wheatley / Headington (Old Road) / City Centre / Botley / Railway Station / Harcourt Hill Campus
    Oxford Bus Company - also U1X term-time only
  • U5 Marston / Headington (Old Road) / Cowley Road / City Centre
    Oxford Bus Company